Now that you have started Lovenox, there are a couple of things you will want to watch out for while on this medication. Because it is a blood thinner, if you experience the following symptoms please call your doctor right away:
Dark or red colored stools or urine
Report any falls or injuries
Red rash under skin
Tingling or numbness in lower limbs or muscular weakness
**You will notice minor bruising in the area you give yourself the shot. This is normal**
Below is a great resources you can use to read more about Lovenox and also how to administer this injection.
A Patient’s Guide to Enoxaparin (Lovenox®) PDF
Injection Training Videos
Please see the links below for videos on how to administer subcutaneous and intramuscular injections. Be sure to clarify with your health care provider if you are unsure which route you need to use for your prescribed medication.
Specialty Fertility Injection Training Videos
Freedom MedTEACH Injection Training Videos